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, and it is caught on tape. this happened 900 miles east of moscow in russia. it happened in broad day light, too. the russian scientists now say it entered the earth's atmosphere at, get this, 33,000 miles an hour. at least 20 feet wide, this meteor. it released 10 tons in weight. >> all that coming up but first olympian oscar making his first court appearance in south africa. he's accused of shooting his girlfriend to work. adam wakefield was in the courtroom today. he joins us from johannesburg. tell me, adam, how far away were you from him in court? what did you see? >> i was approximately about five, ten meters. what i could see was a very somber and upset human being, perhaps realizing the real gravity of the situation before him. >> about how long was the court proceeding? what did it cover? >> the court proceeding was approximately 45 minutes. it covered two aspects. the first was the media application for the trial and the legal proceedings to be broadcast. and then the second aspect was the defense team asking for a postponement to tuesday so we could consult with their client. he hasn'
go out into the emerging market, place like africa, cash up in the 90s and sways across russia. the mobile commerce will allow us to replace cash and create financial inclusions. ashley: what about emergence? what are the face of this technology? >> it is not a huge cost, there is infrastructure costs to allow the structure to have capabilities in store, but it'll be a benefit by being able to talk to consumers, you can have coupons, to be a very different experience. ashley: 60% comes outside the united states, where are you seeing the most growth? where are you seeing the best growth? >> we are seeing great growth around asia. we are seeing huge growth in africa because we have opened up in the south of sahara area, and also seeing brazil powering on, the largest company for our business outside america. ashley: you mentioned china, russia, the inaccessible places. how do you reach potential customers? >> obviously we work through the banks and people like the post office in russia, there is in other areas. and the advent of mobile brings a new space to russia because in russ
of bipartisan consensus here at home. united states and russia accounts for the vast majority of the world's nuclear weapons with roughly 15,000 total warheads in the strategic-non- strategic basket. bilateral relations between the united states and russia are not what they have been in the most recent past. neither the united states nor russia faces issues were it requires them to be armed to the teeth were the effectiveness of each country's stock pile was proved to be prohibitively expensive. perhaps in past times, when the united states and russia targeted each other, the investment in maintaining the effectiveness of the stockpile was easily justified. discussion on the resize and content of the arsenal has been traditionally thought of in terms of threats, the size of the competing arsenal, geopolitical tensions, nato alliance security, etc. historically come a little consideration was given to funding the stockpile complex as there were general bipartisan and bicameral agreement in the intrinsic value of the nuclear arsenal strategically and as a deterrent. now, however, in the thir
's release. >> george: they are calling for the release of an american pastor detained in russia. thomas cane has been held in tula, russia, since september. officials interrogated him for several hours about the status of a foreign worker helping to build his house. cane paid a small fine and paid a thousand rubles to help the police in their work, and that's when they arrested him on charges of attempted bribery. the timing of the arrest is suspicious because pastor cane intended to open his house of joy ministry the other day. we asked his daughter about the charges. >> it doesn't amount to much, like $30 u.s. they detained hem for five months for something that seems very petty. he already paid the fine. he wasn't really asking for anything else. and it really was just an offering to them. >> wayne >> george: beverly cane says her father planned to open the house of joy as a place of spiritual retreat. >> wendy: what is it like to leave home, walk for miles, and end up in a foreign land. for the past two years, hundreds of thousands of syrians have faced that challenge. as chris mitchell
, the day before he officially steps down. >>> an amazing fact about friday's meteor strike in russia. shockwaves were felt by nuclear sensors halfway around the world. friday's mid-air explosion over central russia had the force of 30 hiroshima nuclear bombs. more than half of the glass that was broken has been replaced. several so-called meteor pieces are already on sale on ebay, but as the saying goes, buyer beware. >> 1 million square feet of glass shattered when that hit. >> that is incredible. i need to go to my backyard and get some rocks. >> some meteor rocks. >> of course. let me clarify. >>> just a week after getting slammed by that monster blizzard, parts of the northeast are digging out from yet another big storm. northern new england got the worst of it with some cities in maine battered by nearly a foot of blowing snow. cape cod was hit by 50-mile-an-hour winds and boston buried under a half foot. several inches fell on new york's long island. a brutal two weeks in this area of the country. and the blizzard-like conditions are lingering this morning, leaving behind some
in the world. >> wendy: welcome back. way down in southern russia on the eastern shore of the caspian sea sits dagastan, the most dangerous province in the country. >> george: it is dangerous because radical muslims there are fighting russian forces almost daily to take over the province for islam. yet away from the front lines, a small band of christians secretly shares the gospel among the muslims. [speaking a foreign language] >> george: 1,000 miles from moscow, russian forces are in a 20-year fight against an islamic rebellion. >> there are murders at the nations and bombings virtually every day. >> george: ultra conservative muslims want islam to rule this corner of the country, known as the northern caucuses. dagastan is the heart of the insurgency. back in 1999, a group of radical muslims attempted to turn dagastan to an emirate. the russian army stepped in and quickly stamped that out, but since then, this province, home to about 2.5 million people, has today some 3,000 mosques and growing. >> there is a segment of this society, especially among youth, that has become more radicalized.
criminals based in russia or eastern europe could be carrying out the attack. we have more. >> someone has been nibbling at apple, the iphone, ipod, and ipad maker says it has been hit in an attack against it and other companies today said, "we identified a small number of systems in apple that were infected and isolated them from our network." it comes less than a week since social media giant facebook revealed it was targeted last month in a sophisticated attack, identified as coming from china. the firm also says it failed to compromise you their data -- compromise user data. .he story made front-page news the cyber attack on apple comes within hours of a report by u.s. company -- by a u.s. company that points out -- points a finger at china. this is allegedly the building in shanghai that is believed to be at the center of the global hacking operation. the office is said to be occupied by a chinese military unit. the chinese government denies the accusations. experts say hacking is a way of gaining an advantage over countries that the chinese art keen to try -- are keen to try to outsm
states. the two the started it, united states and russia, have the largest arsenal. everyone has dozens. the united states and russia have 95% of the weapons. then you get united kingdom, france, china, india, pakistan, each with somewhere between 100 and 200 nuclear-weapons. north korea has a couple of weapons, maybe somewhere between six and 12. every time the test the use up some of their plutonium. the negotiated agreement in the 1990's with the nine states. host: what is the infrastructure that is needed to be a real threat? guest: that is a very quick -- a very good question. north korea cannot deliver this weapon. it is probably too bulky to put on a plane or missile. there is not much they can do with it. baby fat exit. but that is about it. most countries get a clear weapons and that is to stop other countries to stop from attacking them. it is one of the reasons nuclear-weapons have not been used in 60 years, despite the united states being in major wars. no one has used a nuclear weapon and that is because it not have much military value. you are seeing this change, particula
. the meteor that exploded over russia last week left behind some destruction. thousands of people were injured, windows were blown out, and the pictures were incredible, and it also left behind thousands of tiny meteorites. phil black is in the mountains where professionals and amateurs alike are all looking for a piece of the pie. >> erin, this was the point of impact. they say this is where part of that meteor slammed through the ice of this frozen lake. they have been searching this area. around here, they have found 53 separate small fragments of that meteorite. they believe there could be bigger pieces beneath the ice, beneath the water on the bottom of this lake. the ice here is really thick. this lake is frozen for about six months of the year. but locals say that the impact created a huge explosion of ice and snow high up into the air and a big steam cloud as well. up on the surface, scientists have been combing this whole area, so fragments have been found on the surface, a bigger mystery remains, what lies beneath the ice? scientists are pretty sure there are even bigger fragments no
. >>> plus, could we see another round of nuclear weapons reductions between the u.s. and russia? president obama reportedly set to talk about nuclear arms in his state of the union address. we'll break down what it could mean for this nation's security. when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what matters. jenna: well, right now a new word about a fresh effort to reduce the number of the world's deadliest weapons. according to "the new york times," the president will use tomorrow night's state of the union address to renew his push for further cuts to our nuclear arsenal. not everyone's convinced this is the time to do that though. stephen yates is a former deputy assistant to the vice president for national security affairs during the bush administration, also currently the ceo of d.c. international advisories. any move to reduce our nuclear arms, y
in russia today said that they have found more than 50 meteorite fragments from that space rock that blasted into siberia on friday. they're finding pieces of it around a hole that it punched ins a lake. some residents are selling fragments on the internet. 1,500 people were hurt by flying glass when the rock, estimated at 10,000 tons, created a shock wave as it tore through thes atmosphere. we have new details tonight on what went wrong aboard that stranded carnival cruise ship last week. the coast guard tells us that the fire in the ship's engine room was caused by a leak in a fuel line. the fire knocked out power and plumbing. it took five days to tow more than 4,000 passengers and crew to port. what's behind the huge spike in gas prices? we'll look at the man who built the lakers, jerry buss. and why would someone pay more than half a million dollars for this leather jacket? because of the man who wore it. when the "cbs evening news" continues. ♪ ♪ i wish my patients could see what i see. ♪ ♪ that over time, having high cholesterol and any of these risk factors can put them at in
of russia that makes for the most contaminated nuclear site on the planet. >> wow. >> at the time of sequester, taxpayers spend $2 billion per year just maintaining the cleanup operation. then it was revealed that hundreds of gallons of high-level toxic waste have been leaking over the last several years right into the ground. eventually into the ground water and maybe the columbia river. >> you say the most contaminated site in the world behind places in russia. who's at risk? >> we have to realize that nuclear waste is a toxic witch's brew of chemicals, the most dangerous known to science. plutonium, enriched uranium, nitric acid solvents all mixed in a liquid vat. and we have 56 million gallons worth of this toxic stuff. to get this into perspective, to get your head around this imagine 80 olympic-sized swimming pools containing the most toxic substance known to science of which two olympic-size swimming pools have leaked right into the ground and eventually into the water table and, perhaps, even into people's drinking water. >> what are you going to do? >> we
are the olympics going to be? >> sochi, russia. >> russia. >> russia. >> what network's covering that? >> the nbc network. >> the nbc network. really? >> yes, indeed. you might hear a few things about it. >> really? they always do that. >> are you already getting your collared jacket ready? >> it's already in, yeah. >> are you going to go to russia? >> i sure hope so. let's all go to russia. by the way, nine hours ahead. the show would be on at 3:00 in the afternoon. >> they never let us go to the olympics. >> just go. >> they take willie. they pluck him. >> it's remote. >> they don't want us around. >> there's some trains, planes and automobiles. this is a live shot, by the way. >> look at the snow. is this, like, putin's backyard? where is this? >> that's one year away. >> where is this, willie? where is this place? >> it's a little bit remote. >> how will they get there? are they building up international airports? >> they're building up an entire infrastructure. >> dogsleds. are they really? >> all the venues are built, actually. and now they're making all the highways. >> will they have an a
, we are dealing with a decision made by russia to impose a ban as a result of the use here of a chemical. it is not scientifically based, and is contrary to international law. the trade office and our office have stated clearly it is our expectation that russia will reverse that decision. that is another risk to the livestock industry that is man- made. fortunately, we got some good news yesterday, as a scientific commission from oie, has indicated that the u.s. can now be considered a low risk nation for bse. that will further be confirmed this summer. we got further good news with opening of markets, be considered a low risk particularly for our beef. last month, we talked about the opportunity japan is now finding for a wider market in japan, which is good news. we have seen korea, and the opportunity that presents. we have seen mexico reduce its restrictions. hong kong will join that list, by taking boned beef products of any age, and bone-in beef of less than 30 months. but these barriers still exist. which is why it is necessary when you have the resources and ability
tonight on wjz's eyewitness news. sudden impact. a meteor explodes in the skies over russia. now, there's a gold rush on tiny fragments. >>> he looked at me. and in a really hateful way. and he said f'ing [ bleep ] >> reporter: what happened to this 2-year-old boy that is causing outrage nationwide. >>> a city neighborhood unearthed a plan to go green. i'm mary bubala. details coming up. >>> and don't forget your umbrella tomorrow. you need your heavy jacket, too? that's a quick question. don't miss the updated first warning weather forecast. >>> prompter. okay. >>> clear, 37 degrees in central maryland now. the complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. >>> a business executive is fired. after realliedly assaulting a 2- year-old on a plane. that's not all. it happened on a flight from minneapolis earlier this month. now, that man is facing federal charges. jessica kartalija has the story. >> reporter: when jessica bennett, and her 2-year-old adopted son jonah took their seats next to joseph hundley, their flight got off to a rock
. they desperately need integration with both china. russia is talking about building and oil pipeline to the korean peninsula that would go through north and south korea and some oil from the southern parts of korea. there is a lot of talk about it, but i think before anything can happen, there has got to be some kind of peace and stability on the peninsula. >> thank you for being with us, independent journalist who has covered korea for over 30 years, tim shorrock. his latest book is, "spies for hire: the secret world of intelligence outsourcing." when we come back, the pope has resigned, the first time a pope has resigned and 600 years. stay with us. ♪ [music break] >> the legendary jazz trumpeter donald byrd died last week at the age of 80. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. speculation is mounting over who will become the next pope after pope benedict shocked the catholic church money when he became the first pontiff to resign in a 600 years. the 85-year-old pope cited ill health as the reason for his departure. >> dear brothers, i have conv
finance minister of russia earlier on. he was like, well, why now, we thought they were going to make the statement, they were going to make it? n russia as part of the talks. there's a mass confusion within the g-7 about what they were trying to achieve. maybe the markets got it right. actually that everybody is concerned about the competitiveness. at the moment the russians especially is been actually losing out in these currency wars so to speak since july. have been rallying the ruble against the dollar, rallying again the yen heavily, as well. they're as concerned as anyone about the competitive advantage from the devaluation of these currencies, as well, gained by the japanese and others. face it, as jim o'neil points out in one commentary, the americans have been doing this for 30 years. it's rich to turn around and say anyone can't do. it mr. carney, currently of the bank of canada, soon to be bank of england, said we need forceful representation at the g-20 to solve issues. what's interesting is not to lose track of some of the more important agenda issues from the russians,
with a decision made by russia to impose a ban as a result of the use here of wrecked help a mean -- of a chemical. it is not scientifically based, and is contrary to international law. the trade office and our office have stated clearly it is our expectation that russia will reverse that decision. that is another risk to the livestock industry that is man- made. fortunately, we got some good news yesterday, as a scientific commission from oie, has indicated that the u.s. can now be considered a low risk nation for bse. that will further be confirmed this summer. we got further good news with opening of markets, particularly for our beef. last month, we talked about the opportunity japan is now finding for a wider market in japan, which is good news. we have seen korea, and the opportunity that presents. we have seen mexico reduce its restrictions. hong kong will join that list, by taking boned beef project -- products of any age, and bone -- in beef -- bone-in beef of less than 30 months. but these barriers still exist. which is why it is necessary when you have the resources an
and the brightest who are in leadership. it was old, decrepit owner asked like the kaiser, the czar in russia who because they are there only to privilege a no-confidence are not skilled in diplomacy, not able to prevent the outbreak of world war i after that assassination you refer to. now iraq, not a partisan statement, but it has been said fairly that george bush 43 was not an experienced foreign-policy president. he listened to people who really wanted to precipitate the war. perhaps it would impetuously without appropriate evidence regarding wmds. that can be seen as an experienced leadership and later on the intelligence was proven not to have been there. here's the fun part, if you're trying to get these ideas and compare them, the "lord of the rings" has its own to talk about assault. remember the leader of the free peoples? actually come he has no official position. other leaders won't listen to him. the two monarchs i have reference tab in one case, the more powerful of the two kingdoms, dinosaur has gone mad. he has been seduced and the leader row on has been we which, another wizard i
canceled. he was scheduled to run in australia, brazil, the u.s., the uk, and russia. and while pistorius is in court on tuesday for a bail hearing, reeva's family said there will be a memorial service for her as producers of her reality show released this farewell message from her, meant to be on her cast, but now becomes her last good-bye. >> i take home with me so many amazing memories and things that are in here and in here that i will treasure forever. i'm going to miss you all so much. and i love you very, very much. >> imagine how difficult that must have been for her family and friends to watch. erin, back to you. >> this case has left those who were closest to oscar pistorius in a state of total shock. and joining me now is a close friend of oscar's, model vanessa haywood. thank you for taking the time. i know you have known oscar for a long time, six and a half years. you have seen the same reports we have now, saying he had a controlling temper, perhaps towards women that he dated. is that at all the man that you knew? >> no, not at all. i have known him for many years, as you
from getting a nuclear weapon. [ applause ] >> at the same time, we'll engage russia and reduce our arsenals. because our ability to influence others depends on our willingness to lead and meet our obligations. america must us also face the rapidly growing threat from cyber attacks. we know hackers steal people's identities and infiltrate private emails. we know foreign companies swipe our corporate secrets. now our enemies is seeking the ability to sabotage our power grid, financial institutions our air traffic control systems. we cannot look back years from now and wonder why we did nothing in the face of real threats to our security and our economy. that is why earlier today i signed an executive order that will strengthen our steiber information system to protect our national security our jobs and our privacy. [ applause ] >> but now, congress must act as well by passing legislation to give our government a greater capacity to secure our networks and deter attacks. this is something we should get done on a bipartisan basis. even as we protect our people we should remember that t
back. >> clinton tried to hit the reset button with russia. >> we rocked ha edworked hard t write russian word. did we get it? >> you got it wrong. >> we got it wrong. >> reporter: in burma, the fatal pains of a new democracy. but the embassy attack in benghazi is her greatest regret. >> i take full responsibility. >> reporter: prompting a rare emotional outburst. >> at this point what difference does it make. >> reporter: will she run in 2016? the answers only prompt more speculation. >> i have absolutely no plans to run. >> reporter: she flew almost a million miles, visited 112 countries. kicked up her heels, threw back a few drinks on the side. a month of illness grounded her at the end. >> for me, it truly is a bittersweet moment. to leave this room for the last time as second of state. >> reporter: enter the next secretary of state. >> american foreign policy is not defined by drones and deployments alone. >> reporter: john kerry. tall, distinguished, gray haired, son of a foreign service officer. >> if you are trying to get some take light between me and secretary clinton, t
made by russia to impose a ban of october mean, that is not scientific, ended his contract to -- contradictory to the law. it is stated very clearly that our expectation that russia will reverse that decision. fortunately we got some good news yesterday, and the scientific commission has now indicated that the u.s. cannot be considered a risk nations for bse, hopefully that will be confirmed this summer. with additional opening of markets. particularly, for our crops. last month, we talked about the opportunity that japan is a 40 for a wider market, which is good news. we have the free trade agreement and the opportunity that that presents. we have also seen mexico relaxed some of its restrictions on beef purchases, and today, hong kong was joining that list by indicating the willingness to take all of its own beef products of any age, less than 30 months. an expanded opportunity we're where the trade barriers are coming down. the beef barriers exist. it is important to have the resource and personnel to advocate for american farmers and ranchers all over the world, which i
to prevent them from getting a nuclear weapon. [applause] at the same time, we'll engage russia to seek further reductions in our nuclear arsenals and continue leading the global effort to secure nuclear materials that could fall into the wrong hands because our ability to influence others depends on our willingness to lead and meet our obligations. america must also face the rapidly growing threat from cyber attacks. now -- we know hackers steal people's identities and infiltrate private e-mails. we know foreign countries and companies swipe our corporate secrets. now our enemies are also seeking the ability to sabotage our power grid, our financial institutions, our air traffic control systems. we can not look back years from now and wonder why we did nothing in the face of real threats to our security and our economy. that's why earlier today i signed a new executive order that will strengthen our cyberdefenses by increasing information-sharing and developing standards to protect our national security, our jobs and our privacy. [applause] but now, now congress must act as well by pas
this morning. host:rt is a russia today. here is one last tweet -- here is a story from "new york times the media distributor." guest: time warner had intentions to drop tv because of its low ratings. they are now are being aced -- s to replace it with aljazeera america. there's nothing to see yet. they have watched aljazeera english coverage and the negotiations have been under way. i also live in brooklyn, channel 92 on time warner carries aljazeera. it is on as we speak in new york. ultimately, i hope they will carry it. it is an important carrier that presents a wide variety of channels and news and the spectrum for is people and we would like to be part of that. we don't think there is any reason we should not be. host: bob wheelock is executive producer for the americas and this started -- trying to establish the new aljazeera america channel. coming up next, we'll take a look at critical reporting about bonuses paid to company executives related to the u.s. bailout. later on, our america by the numbers segment. >> church is the most visited historic site. over half a million peop
is structured, you will not invest as much there. if you think northern africa or nigeria or russia will grow, you will be willing to take more risks there because you think the growth is there. to a certain extent, where you seek political upheaval, it scares away investment. the world is so competitive, if you do not focus on markets, if you are not ready to win in markets, you will lose. >> how much of this can be a parochial discussion? let us say ge is a u.s. company, but let us talk about the european or asian companies that may be interested in investing on this side of the world. what will the u.s. due to distinguish itself? >> investment certainty. we need somehow not to have all of the focus on sequestration, debt limits. that is distracting to investors. the systems of competitiveness. education, regulation. tax reform. those things that say we want people to invest in the u.s. our fdi in the country has trailed a lot of other places in the world. some of it is education training. there are systems of competitiveness. we know what they are. it is trying to get more of a window on t
the church. he hosted the first forum at the vatican. in 2009 they reopened diplomatic relations with russia for the first time since the end of communism in that country. he recalled the ambassador of ireland over unprecedented attack by the church's leader over the handling of the child abuse sex scandal. he nominated 22 cardinals increasing that the chance that is the pontiff will be con. do we believe that. just this past september pope benedict hit 1 millionth mark on twitter. he is 1.million. >> 12th of the 22 were europeans. by numbers it weights them heavier in the group that would be picked from but we'll see. bill: we heard greg tobin a few minutes ago, the author. cardinal angela scola is on the list. archbishop of milan. archbishop of vienna and the canadian head of the vatican office for bishops. we will become much more familiar with these men very soon. martha: they look to africa that would be a very interesting development a. a lot of growth for africa. >>> let's get back to the weather for a moment because a powerful tornado tore through southern mississippi last night. >>
to "cbs this morning." the u.s., the u.n., china, and russia are condemning north korea's latest nuclear test. we'll show you what president obama says during the state of the union. >>> and lightning strikes the vatican hours after pope benedict's shocking announcement. we'll see what the cardinals may be looking for when they choose a new pope. >>> first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> president obama is calling the test a highly provacative act. >> north korea's defied the world yet again. the country confirms this morning it conducted its third nuclear weapons test. >> destabilizing for the region, it's a threat to the united states. it's a threat to the international peace and security. >> the president came to power with a world view that's different. >> afterwards i heard him say i want to reduce u.s. influence in the world. >> you never heard him call call himself a liberal before the election. >> the vatican spokesman revealed that benedict has been wearing a pacemaker for some time and had an operation to replace the battery only three months ago. >> how will
can't -- it's just very tough to expand into africa -- >> look at what's going on in russia. they're doing wonders in russia. >> with what, kfc? >> yeah. look at what they've done in china. and by the way this thing with china give me a break. these people, yum, my opinion was a victim. they're going to redouble their efforts on the supply chain and make sure it doesn't happen again. >> it's hard to grow that quick. he's doing unbelievable things in china. >> indiana is where china was ten years ago. and look at the population in ind india. beef is a restricted product for spiritual, religious reasons. so you've got great market opportunity there. and india is becoming a rapidly developing country. so -- >> chicken you mean. >> this guy has put to the a superb management team, if you look at taco bell he has a new product. last year they had this taco selling like hotcakes and not cannibalizing the basic taco they have on the menu. so, look, i think yum brands, i've owned it for 15 years, it's the best stock i've owned in those 15 years. >> really? >> oh, yeah, it's gone fr
in russia, it's very common for your morning commute to involve a hatchet dispute or a fighter chopper fly-by or a fighter jet fly-by or, i don't know, tank! how unfazed are russians? even their cows in a mass cow tipping just [ bleep ] get up and are, like, hmm. >> wow! you see a lot of things commuting in new york. you don't see a lot of migs flying overhead or tanks. >> or cows. >> or cows. welcome back to "morning joe." it's 7:00 here on the east coast. mika and joe are off today. i'm with mike barnicle, dan senor, leigh gallagher, jonathan capehart. joining us, executive editor of the, don't laugh at your own title and msnbc political analyst, richard wolffe. great to see you. >> good morning. >> let's get right to the sequestration which is just over a week away. president obama and congressional republicans, no closer to a deal really to avert next week's automatic spending cuts. both sides spent most of tuesday talking past one another, each accusing the other of failing to act ahead of what could be a damaging blow to the economy. the president highlighted the potential
studied on russia. it wasn't that i wasn't aware of the countries they were studying. when we went over russia and i asked her questions about certain things as any parent does when they bring their school work home, i asked about the burka with the assumption it was a cultural thing. of course, you know, i hate to say i was ignorant in the, you know, the oppression side of it too. you know, you trust the school. you're in a small town. you're assuming they're, you know, doing their best, you know. you know, i really didn't have any idea until that point until i started questioning her and looking at the school work and asking her in detail what was going on and when i started reading the work sheets and seeing what they were studying on is when i became alarmed and when i began to ask her more questions. >>gretchen: the part you were alarmed about is how they were talking about the freedom fighters and sort of the impression they were giving about terrorists? am i correct on this? >> correct. the funny thing was is madeleine told me the whole time the teacher was teaching this thing th
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